The historic heritage sites of Falmouth

The historic heritage sites of Falmouth

The capital of Jamaica's Trelawny parish is not the kind of place with a history that goes back only decades ago. Falmouth, small as it might be, is one of the most historical towns in Jamaica. Founded in 1769 and named after the hometown of the governor of Jamaica who helped establish it, Sit William Trelawny, Falmouth hasn't had a quiet time throughout the centuries. The flawlessly laid out streets and quaint Georgian houses of town have plenty of stories to tell about its past, and the ea... [ read more ]

A short guide to Falmouth

A short guide to Falmouth

From the middle of the 17th century until the 1960's Jamaica has been under British rule, and even today the heritage of British colonial times is quite obvious in Jamaica. While that doesn't mean that the local culture isn't powerful, fascinating and unique, there are lots of places in Jamaica where you feel like you're in a tropical version of a small town in the UK. Falmouth is one of these places, which at a cursory glance look like a very well preserved Georgian town. Falmouth is a grea... [ read more ]